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WORLD CUP CRICKET – 2011

July 16th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

OPTIONS OPEN TO PAKISTAN

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt said in Lahore on 15th July 2009, that he will continue to make efforts to revive Pakistan’s status as a 2011 World Cup host even after the event’s organisers redistributed the country’s share of matches between India, Sri Lanka and Bangla Desh.

ICC World Cup 2011

ICC World Cup 2011

The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup will be hosted by three South Asian Test cricket playing countries; India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Fourteen national cricket teams are scheduled to compete in The World Cup which will be held during February and March 2011.

The World Cup was originally to have been hosted by Pakistan as well, but in the wake of the attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team in Lahore outside the Gaddafi Stadium on 3rd. March 2009, the International Cricket Council (ICC) were forced to strip Pakistan of its hosting rights.  (more…)